Development Technician - Textiles

Recruiter
Newman Stewart Ltd
Location
Leeds
Salary
£20k - £25k pa
Posted
29 Sep 2017
Closes
04 Nov 2017
Sector
Engineering
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Development Technician - Textiles £20,000 - 25,000 West Yorkshire Our Client Our client is an expert in the design, manufacture and production of a range of textiles for a number of applications. As part of their future development they are recruiting a Development Technician to take a leading role in product development across the group. The Role Reporting to the Laboratory Manager, the individual will be part of the technical team developing new technical textile products and refining the technical specifications of existing products to meet evolving customer needs. In addition to this technical development role the individual will be involved in product testing and specification compliance across a range of technical textile products. As development technician you will be working with the product development team to help design and develop new technical textile products for customers, as well as investigating ways to improve the technical performance of existing technical textile products. The successful candidate will be tasked with performing a wide variety of tests on fabrics to ensure compliance with customers' specifications and to broaden our understanding of the performance of the products being produced. Recording and analysing the test results obtained, issuing certificates of compliance and investigating potential improvements to products will also be required. The ideal candidate will possess a Masters or Bachelors degree in a textiles related subject. Candidates of degree calibre with extensive commercial experience will also be considered. The desired candidate will have experience in textile development with a strong laboratory skill set. They will have a high level of IT literacy with a strong working knowledge of Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, and PowerPoint). Our clients are looking for a self-starter with experience of interacting with, and gaining the trust and co-operation of fellow employees at all levels of the organisation from shop floor to senior management. To Apply This is an excellent opportunity in a challenging, fast paced and dynamic business. Interested parties should apply accordingly or contact Steve Bennett in the first instance for a confidential conversation. Contact details can be found via the Newman Stewart website. About Us Newman Stewart is a privately owned, leading provider of Executive Search, Management Selection, Executive Outplacement, Salary Benchmarking and Psychometric Assessment services. With offices in Wetherby, Leeds and London we identify excellent people for our excellent clients, nationally and internationally and we are proud of the results that we deliver.
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